Category: Lectures

“The Pleasure Principle: A Post-Hip Hop Search for a Black Feminist Politics of Power”—Joan Morgan

[ March 8, 2013; 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Collier House
Free Admission
UO campus
UO School of Music and Dance: A Presentation by the THEME Colloquium
Joan Morgan is an award-winning journalist and author, as well as a provocative cultural critic. A pioneering hip-hop journalist, she began her professional writing career freelancing for The Village Voice. She is the author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost, […]

CSWS Noon Talk, Kate Mondloch — Mind Over Matter: Mariko Mori and the Neuroscientific Turn

[ January 23, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] a


330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Room
1408 University St., UO campus
Free & open to the public

“This talk examines the neuroscientific turn across the humanities, and in relationship to art history in particular. I explore new media artist Mariko Mori’s (b. 1967, Japan) multimedia installation ‘Wave UFO’ as a provocative entry into debates about the increasing influence of […]

Brenda Frink—“Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West”

[ November 1, 2012; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street
UO campus
Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West
Dr. Brenda Frink, Research Associate, The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University, will lecture on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West.” The Pioneer Mother monument […]

The Taormino-OSU Case Study: a pedagogical tool

A Pedagogical Case Study of the Keynote-Speaker Controversy at Oregon State University’s Modern Sex Conference
by Lacey Mamak, MLIS, February 2012
This pedagogical case study is designed to stimulate discussion in undergraduate and graduate courses in higher education and student affairs administration, women’s studies, intellectual freedom, and related subjects. The case involves the invitation of sex educator […]

Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy

[ November 7, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Kathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, will speak on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy” in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Fiztpatrick, a professor of media studies at Pomona College, is the […]

“The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture”— a Road Scholars lecture by Debra Merskin

[ October 23, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR
Free & open to the public
A CSWS Road Scholars Lecture presented by Debra Merskin
This presentation explores the term “squaw” as an element of discourse that frames a version of indigenous female-ness. Speaker Debra Merskin, associate professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, is developing a theoretical perspective of […]